McCartney ADR Inc.

Effective dispute resolution

Disputes eat up time, challenge relationships, and can be very expensive.  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a way to avoid costly litigation and to achieve solutions - quickly, affordably and amicably.  Mediation, facilitated discussion, and neutral evaluation may all be used to comply with parties’ obligations to “consider and engage in a dispute resolution process” referenced in the Alberta Rules of Court.

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Mediation

Mediation, facilitated discussion, and neutral third party evaluation may all be used to comply with parties’ obligations to “consider and engage in a dispute resolution process” referenced in the Alberta Rules of Court.

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Arbitration

Arbitration (Private Court) offers privacy of proceedings and result, choice of decision-maker, quick access for interim matters, and finality. Streamlined procedure, extended sitting hours and maximizing the use of technology can reduce time and costs.

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Recent Posts

ADRIC Interim Measures Roster

The ADRIC Arbitration Rules permit parties to seek interim or conservatory measures even before a tribunal has been appointed. ADRIC maintains a roster of arbitrators who commit to respond to ADRIC within hours of an appointment request and to establish a procedure for and hear the Urgent Interim Measures application as soon as possible, normally within […]

CPA Discipline and Appeal Tribunal Rosters

The Alberta Minister of Labour has appointed me to a fifth term as a public member on the CPA Discipline and Appeal Tribunal Rosters. The rosters adjudicate complaints and appeals under the Chartered Professional Accountants Act of unprofessional, unethical, or incompetent conduct. The protection of the public section of the CPA Alberta website is here.

ADRBC Symposium Interview

I was a panelist at the ADRBC Symposium 2018 in June. The panel discussed ‘How Government and Practitioners Work Together to Realize ADR’s Full Potential’. The other panelists were The Honourable David Eby (Attorney General of British Columbia), Richard Fyfe (Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Minister, Justice), Barry Penner (former Attorney General of British Columbia), […]